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Company Touts Plasma Technology to Reduce Waste, Create Alternative Fuel

This month ENN has told you about a number of companies that are creating alternatives to common products and services in order to enhance our environment. One company, Startech Environmental Corp., wants to solve two problems at once. >> Read the Full Article

Groups Work to Save Rain Forest Palms

With a sprinkling of holy water, a priest blessed thousands of palm seedlings in a ceremony in Bogota's main park, sealing an unusual Palm Sunday pact between the Roman Catholic Church and environmentalists to save a critically endangered parrot. >> Read the Full Article

Trash Companies Beautify their Sun Valley Properties

Tired of living in the shadow of smelly trash yards, community activists have pressured recycling and refuse companies to make multimillion-dollar improvements that will result in cleaner, greener businesses. >> Read the Full Article

EarthNews Radio: Max Green Alchemy

The skin is the human body's biggest organ, and keeping the skin healthy is important. >> Read the Full Article

Environmentalism Hasn’t Died -- An ENN Commentary

When I was 13 years old my father, a clergyman, got involved in the civil rights movement. In 1964 he went south to join in the voter registration drives with a delegation from Ohio. He was called a "dirty northern liberal" among other things. One in his delegation, a Cleveland rabbi, was beaten within an inch of his life by Ku Klux Klan thugs. Later, back in Cleveland, he joined in the campaign to get Carl Stokes elected as the first African-American mayor of a large city. He was arrested in sit-ins and our family routinely received hate mail, hate phone calls and various threats. I was only a teenager but I knew this was big >> Read the Full Article

Indian PM Orders Moves to Save Disappearing Tigers

Alarmed by reports of a rapid fall in tiger numbers, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has ordered a police investigation and created a new taskforce to save the endangered species. >> Read the Full Article

Nuclear Energy May Be Back in Vogue, UN Says

Expectations of a sharp rise in energy demand and the risk of climate change are pushing many countries to return to the idea of nuclear power, the head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog said on Monday. >> Read the Full Article

Tsunami Victims, Iraqis Get Taste of Recycled Water Targeted for Space

There are plenty of wells in Iraq, but the dead animals dumped there when Saddam Hussein was in power have contaminated them. There are plenty of streams in southeast Asia, but the recent tsunami polluted them with salt from the ocean. >> Read the Full Article

Environmentalism Hasn't Died

(By James Quigley) When I was 13 years old my father, a clergyman, got involved in the civil rights movement. In 1964 he went south to join in the voter... >> Read the Full Article

Ready for Container-Grown Citrus?

No offense, begonia growers. Sorry, fern fanciers. But if Adam Holland has his way, container-grown lemons and limes, oranges and grapefruit will become the next big trend in houseplants. >> Read the Full Article